The University of Louisville Board of Trustees continues to be impressed by President James Ramsey as a contract extension through 2020 was approved Thursday. It’s no surprise the board wants to keep Ramsey whose contract is scheduled to expire next summer. Earlier this year the panel praised him for meeting all the university’s goals and… Continue reading U of L President Offered Generous Contract Extension
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says University of Louisville Hospital has a lot to lose if medical services are compromised in a pending merger with a division of Catholic Health Initiatives. Under the merger agreement, both University Hospital and Jewish Hospital will follow Catholic medical directives. That puts a number of services related to reproductive health… Continue reading Fischer Says Pressure on U of L to Preserve Reproductive and End-of-Life Health Services Will Continue
Mayor Greg Fischer and University of Louisville President James Ramsey celebrated on Wednesday the beginning of construction for a new building in the Nucleus Innovation Park. “We’ve got a new research park here. It’s going to be a hot spot of collaboration and innovation and of course a spot where many, many jobs are going… Continue reading University of Louisville Begins Construction of Innovation Park
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees has recommended a raise and bonus for President James Ramsey. For the past three years Ramsey has declined his bonus because the university was unable to provide staff with raises. This year, faculty and administrators will receive raises between zero and five percent based on merit. Next month,… Continue reading University of Louisville President is Recommended Raise and Bonus
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees’ finance committee approved a six percent tuition increase today. The measure will go to the full board in June and needs final approval from the State Council on Post-Secondary Education. Because state funding has been cut, Ramsey says U of L has few other options but to raise… Continue reading UL Committee Passes Tuition Increase
WFPL News Director Gabe Bullard hosted an hour-long program looking into the rising tuition costs at Kentucky colleges and universities. The guests were University of Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey, Jefferson Community and Technical College President Dr. Tony Newberry, and Michael Gritton, the Executive Director of KentuckianaWorks. The conversation examines the reasons for the rising… Continue reading In-Depth Look at Rising College Tuition in Kentucky
University of Louisville President James Ramsey focused on the importance of universities in a speech Thursday to the Louisville Downtown Rotary. Ramsey said that universities like U of L can play an important role in the economic life of the region.
University of Louisville president James Ramsey says the school will not back down from its goals for the year 2020, despite financial challenges.
Reports of a possible merger with Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Health Care surfaced earlier this summer. At the Louisville Forum Wednesday, university president James Ramsey said the hospital needs to grow in order to provide a broader array of treatments.
It’s been nearly one year since flash flood waters damaged dozens of buildings on the University of Louisville campus. The campus has been repaired, and officials say they’re better prepared for such a disaster.